The following instructions apply to using the Eduroam wireless service on Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 machines. If you find an error in the instructions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org , if you have general questions or need other assistance, contact email@example.com
Network Connectionsicon then select the left hand side bar option to
switch to classic view.
wireless network connectionis showing as disabled, then right click the icon and select
Wireless Network Connectionand select
Figure show_properties.png [Screenshot of selecting wireless properties]
[Wireless Networks]. If it doesn't exist, doublecheck that you've enabled the interface.
preferred networkssection, click the
Figure add_wireless_network.png [Screenshot of adding a wireless network]
network nameSSID enter
eduroamin lower case (SSIDs are case sensitive). Select
Network Authenticationmethod and
Figure wireless-properties.png [Screenshot of wireless network properties]
Network Authentication setting is variable here due to
whether local access points support WPA/TKIP or WPA2/AES. If you find that the WPA/TKIP setting does not
work for you and you are sure you have configured the other settings correctly,
try setting up another profile that uses WPA2/AES instead.
[Authentication]tab and in the
EAP Typedrop down box select
Protected EAP(PEAP) instead of the default. Also uncheck the box that says "Authenticate as a computer".
Figure eduroam_properties.png [Screenshot of eduroam properties]
Propertiesby the EAP selection options to open a new option window. In the window check the box that says
Validate Server Certificate. Enter
Connect to these serverssection. In
Trusted Root Certification AuthoritiesSelect
AddTrust External CA Root. Uncheck the box that says "Do not prompt user..." , check "Enable Fast Reconnect" and on the
EAP-MSCHAP secured passwordoption, click on the
OKthrough each menu to save your changes and return to the desktop.
Figure eap_mschapv2.png [Screenshot of mschap properties]
Figure connect-eduroam.png [Screenshot of connection prompt]
Figure enter-credentials.png [Screenshot of login prompt]
Users must abide by the user use agreement a copy of which is available at:http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/statutes/regulations/196-052.shtml